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When writer Mary Williams sits down with author Dave Eggers at a Berkeley Arts & Letters presentation to talk about her recently released "The Lost Daughter" on April 23, she won't be telling a fairy tale. Yes, there will be a character in distress,
The three unveiled Wednesday were David Crane, Thomas Mohr and Rob Pelinka. They were selected by a committee of staff and faculty as well as representatives from the Association of Parents and Teachers, a volunteer group that assists and sponsors
The City of New York, like many other large landowners, has been selling its land for centuries. However, these last few months have brought what many consider to be a disconcerting flurry of real estate transactions as the city, citing a cash crunch,
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Suggested Topics Dave Eggers' new novel hits you with prose as stark and as luminous as its Saudi Arabian setting. A Hologram For the King tells of Alan Clay, who travels to King Abdullah Economic City to sell an IT system. As he waits to deliver his
As the publisher of the hip literary magazine McSweeney's, his writing style has a touch of the same experimentalism and tricksiness, from his semi-fictional debut memoir, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, to the gimmickry of his short
An artist's impression of King Abdullah Economic City in Jeddah, where Alan pitches for an IT project. Photograph: AP "I can do it any way you want," Dave Eggers tells a reality TV producer in his debut, the memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering
This week's podcast is all about the shape of the year ahead: trends to look out for, anniversaries coming up and new novels from Dave Eggers, Margaret Atwood, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Stephen King and a host of others...We also talk to Daniel
Chris Ware's iPad-only comic, Touch Sensitive, is available via the McSweeney's app. Image: Chris Ware Matter is a new science and technology magazine, commissioning long-form, investigative journalism, with each article made available for 99¢ (61p).
The big news in publishing these days may be all about mergers, but that hasn't diminished the many excellent books that came out this year. Among the standouts are two firsts: a debut novel by Ben Fountain (" Billy Lynn 's Long Halftime Walk") and a